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Ticks!

Ticks!

I’m easily two months late in announcing it is tick season, but I thought I’d mention it as I have a few things to share from my own most recent tick drama.… Continue Reading…

Spring is Here! (I think)

Spring is Here! (I think)

I’ve got big plans this spring (I know I am speaking as if it is still coming – when in fact, it already came, flitted around for a few minutes, left,…

Move-over Strawberries… I Need Room

Move-over Strawberries… I Need Room

The vegetable garden is getting a makeover this year. I am filled with spring energy and can’t wait to make a transformation! As I am making plans to rework the raised beds…

Using Black Plants – Seven Daring Pairings of Darkness & Light for Your Garden
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas

Skipping around this morning, I came across this quote from Lady Bird Johnson and I fell in love with her, again.  Every time I read this quote, I feel I must…

Purging for Sanity’s Sake

Purging for Sanity’s Sake

My front hall is hardly passable. I am purging. There are bags of clothes, nests of  tangled cables from long dead and unidentifiable devices, shoes whose soles I’ve walked off, coats…

The Strange Seduction of Black Plants

The Strange Seduction of Black Plants

Written by Katheen LaLiberte   Plants with black flowers and dark foliage are uncommon and defy our expectations of nature. It is their very difference that makes them so appealing, as…

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Hello, I’m Rochelle Greayer. I’m a garden designer and writer. In 2001 I started a landscape design studio in my tiny flat in Notting Hill while studying Garden Design at the English Gardening School in… Continue Reading…

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